Parker House Rolls (Bread Machine Version)

Recipe by DonnaTMann
READY IN: 2hrs 48mins




  • Directions Add water, 1/4 cup butter, egg, salt, bread flour, sugar and yeast to bread machine pan in the order suggested by manufacturer.
  • Select dough/manual cycle.
  • Meanwhile, put 1/4 cup butter in baking pan.
  • Melt butter over low heat.
  • Tilt pan to grease bottom.
  • When cycle is complete, remove dough from machine to lightly floured surface.
  • Roll out dough 1/2-inch thick.
  • With floured 2 3/4-inch round cutter, cut dough into circles.
  • Holding dough circle by the edge, dip both sides into melted butter in pan; fold in half.
  • Arrange folded dough in rows in pan, each nearly touching the other.
  • Knead trimmings together; re-roll and cut more rolls.
  • Cover and let rise in warm, draft-free place about 45 minutes, or until doubled.
  • Bake in a preheated 400-degree oven 15 to 18 minutes, or until done.
  • Remove from pan and let cool on wire rack.
  • Brush With additional butter if desired.
  • Makes approximately.
  • 12-18 rolls. At 4 rolls each calories = 154.
  • I've made the mistake of using margarine in this recipe and ended up with flat rolls even after a good raise due to the water content in some margarines. Best Wishes and Enjoy! The original recipe is more than 30 years old.